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Lawmaker Lin Tsang-min wins KMT primary for Changhua magistrate
【Politics】2014-05-03  15:23:59
Taipei, May 3 (CNA) Legislator Lin Tsang-min has won the Kuomintang (KMT)'s primary for the Changhua County magistrate election set for Nov. 29, the party announced Saturday.

The primary was based on opinion polls conducted by three pollsters between April 30 and May 2.

Lin obtained 38.725 percent of overall support, more than any of the other four candidates also vying for the KMT's nomination.

Lin thanked the public for supporting him and pledged to turn Changhua into a prosperous and progressive county if elected at the end of the year.

The other four hopefuls in the KMT primary were incumbent Changhua Vice Magistrate Ko Cheng-fang (31.335 percent), Xihu Township Mayor Chen Wen-han (11.951 percent), former county labor affairs chief Huang Chun-tao (10.42 percent), and former National Assembly member Tsai Chih-hung (6.946 percent).

(By Wu Jhe-hao and Y.F. Low)
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